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Name Sanders, Harold Barefoot Jr.
City Dallas
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sanders, Harold Barefoot Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sanders, Harold Barefoot Jr.
Born February 5, 1925, in Dallas, TX
Died September 21, 2008, in Dallas, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 6, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1979, and received commission on April 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1989-1995. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1996. Service terminated on September 21, 2008, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1949
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1950-1961, 1969-1979
State representative, Texas, 1953-1959
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas, 1961-1965
U.S. Department of Justice, 1965-1967; assistant deputy attorney general, 1965-1966; assistant attorney general, 1966-1967
Legislative counsel, President Lyndon Johnson, 1967-1969

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, September 25, 1968; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, January 9, 1969; nomination withdrawn by president, January 23, 1969
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) EE-TX-0425 : United States v. City of Dallas, Texas
FH-TX-0002 : Fisher v. Dallas Federal Savings and Loan Association and Guardian Savings and Loan Association
ID-TX-0001 : Lelsz v. Kavanaugh


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